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Shauna K.

51 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University and College at Purchase SUNY
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Shauna K.

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Actors will learn how to connect and open up to their emotional life, trust their instincts and gain confidence so you do your very best in that audition. You'll learn how to stop your nerves and work with your nerves so they serve you and not strangle your talent. Having coached actors for many years, audition preparation and performance are two of my specialities. We'll explore the most interesting acting choices for you in each audition so you get that job or get into the Grad school of your choice!

You'll learn detailed exercises that you can use to bring life to any script. You will learn how to let go of non-productive habits that impede your creative process and how to increase use your vocal and physical expressiveness.

I teach many styles of acting and have been teaching acting for over 25 years. I am the artistic director of Voice Theatre and have directed over 40 productions on 4 continents. Check out some of the videos!

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About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. Shauna has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San Antonio, Texas to London, England to

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Barry *.
My daughters have been taking lessons with Shauna for several months now. I'm continually impressed with how well she connects with them and inspires them. Not only is she an amazing voice teacher, she is also a good, positive influence on my daughters. She's amazing!
don
I've been gearing toward getting back out to professional auditions, and working with Shauna in her online class for several months has helped walk me closer to that end. I'd very highly recommend Shauna -particularly if you want to experience how a professional Director/Teacher really works and creates/collaborates with actors. It's clear she has worked with actors at the top of their fields, so I feel I can really trust her eye for what works and what doesn't. On top of all that, I feel her collaborative feedback and direction is full of insights, highly relevant, relatable, respectful, professional, actor-friendly, truthful, gentle, and inspiringly and humanly artistic!
PaulA
Shauna Kanter is a remarkable teacher. While I've been taking classes with her for a year, I learned more from her in the first two months--about how to layer my performance as an actor, using both voice and body--than I did at a previous acting school where I was for almost two years. She provides tons of feedback on monologue and scene work, which is grounded in a vast knowledge of technique and her experience as a director and actor. I've experienced her guidance for scenes and monolgues from Three Sisters, Orpheus Descending, Closer, and an online reading called Covid Pages (on YouTube), among others. What I've learned has helped my performances tremendously. Shauna clearly loves what she does--seeing acting as both a craft and a community affirming art. Take lessons from her!
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Debra R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2002
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Debra R.

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Learn to play the violin with creativity, encouragement, and consistency. Violin students will learn through lessons that are customized to address the goals of each individual learner. Students will aspire to be creative, musical, and confident as they strum this beautiful stringed instrument.

About Debra

Debra has been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and has helped students learn to read, write and perform music in a fun and relaxed environment. Debra received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Morgan State University with a concentration in Piano. As an expert in her field, Debra l

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Debra is a great teacher, she made my daughter feel comfortable and she is easy to talk to.
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Rebekah A.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Dean's List from College of the Ozarks
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Rebekah A.

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Experienced Piano teacher since 2012: I am available to teach eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation in their piano skills. I specialize in classical, gentle, and theatrical music. I typically use the Faber Piano Adventures series for beginning and some intermediate students, however I will choose a curriculum that fits the student. I supplement the series with works by classical composers or music theme songs from TV shows, Disney movies, or Broadway shows. I also have the following tools available to use during lessons: pianos, sheet music, and more.

About Rebekah

A graduate from College of the Ozarks, Rebekah earned her Music Theory and Composition Degree in May of 2018 and her Piano Pedagogy Certificate in the Fall of 2017. Since 2012, Rebekah has taught many students of all age groups. Her favorite part about teaching students of any age, is watching t

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Elizabeth W.
Wonderful teacher, very happy with the lessons.
Sveta W.
We love our new teacher. She really cares! She is very friendly, patient and positive. We feel blessed to have her as a piano instructor.
Rebekah L.
Great start:)
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Eric S.

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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from State University of New York at Buffalo
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Eric S.

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I teach the basics of drumming (technique, rudiments, four-way coordination and limb independence) as well as any and all styles related to drum set including rock, jazz, funk, hip-hop, country, Latin and much more. See my bio for more information about me. Remote lessons also available via Skype or FaceTime.

About Eric

Eric is a third generation musician from Western New York. A multitalented artist, Eric has worked as a composer, percussionist, pianist, author and educator for most of his life. As a composer, Eric has received four prestigious Meet the Composer grants, a Utah Arts Council grant, NEA Foundati

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Rene T.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associates in Education from Miami Dade Wolfson College
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Rene T.

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Patient and informative classes centered around students needs and requirements.

About Rene

Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choir

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A great mentor.
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Best Piano Teacher I have ever had in my life!
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Kristen B.

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Starting at $17
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 3 to 12
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kristen B.

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Guitar is such a fun instrument. Lessons are student based, we will learn what you want to learn, and the way you would like to learn! Your curriculum will be made just for you!

About Kristen

I’m Kristen! I am a mother to an adorable little boy named Beckett. I live on a farm with lots of animals. I love the spring time when all of the babies are born, I especially love baby goats (did you know they are called kids too!). During the weekdays you can find me teaching music lessons,

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"I've been gearing toward getting back out to professional auditions, and working with Shauna in her online class for several months has helped walk me closer to that end. I'd very highly recommend Shauna -particularly if you want to experience how a professional Director/Teacher really works and creates/collaborates with actors. It's clear she has worked with actors at the top of their fields, so I feel I can really trust her eye for what works and what doesn't. On top of all that, I feel her collaborative feedback and direction is full of insights, highly relevant, relatable, respectful, professional, actor-friendly, truthful, gentle, and inspiringly and humanly artistic!"
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